Philadelphia, PA (N 33rd St / W Berks St)




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About Philadelphia, PA (N 33rd St / W Berks St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

N 33rd St / W Berks St median real estate price is $49,755, which is less expensive than 95.5% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods and 95.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in N 33rd St / W Berks St is currently $655, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 85.8% of Pennsylvania neighborhoods.

N 33rd St / W Berks St is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

N 33rd St / W Berks St real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) townhomes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the N 33rd St / W Berks St neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in N 33rd St / W Berks St. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 29.7%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 94.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work (55.3% ride the bus) than 100.0% of all American neighborhoods. If you like the idea of leaving your car and home and hopping the bus to work, this might be a good neighborhood for you to consider.

Also, if your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no further than this unique neighborhood. With 8.6% of residents in the N 33rd St / W Berks St neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 99.1% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the the N 33rd St / W Berks St neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 96.7% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 27,339 people per square mile living here. Being a walkable neighborhood can help increase property values for the simple reason that people enjoy it and value it. To put it plainly, despite our love affair with the automobile, American's enjoy taking to the streets, sidewalks, paths, and courtyards of a place to get a coffee, relax, and take in the sights and sounds. And, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive and first quantitative walkable score index, the N 33rd St / W Berks St neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.

In addition, many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the N 33rd St / W Berks St neighborhood could be your paradise. With 52.9% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 1.1% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.

Furthermore, do you watch 'This Old House' on Public Television? Do you love the idea of fixing up a Colonial or Victorian era home, complete with the charm of yesteryear? Do you like to stroll or drive streets lined with gracious older residences? If you found yourself nodding yes to any of these questions, you are going to be interested in this unique neighborhood. The N 33rd St / W Berks St neighborhood stands out on a national scale for the sheer concentration of historic residences it contains: 73.7% of the residential real estate here was built from 1939 or earlier, some much earlier. This is a greater concentration of historic homes than 98.6% of the neighborhoods in the United States.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result, most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis shows that the N 33rd St / W Berks St neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. 46.6% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

One of the most interesting things about the N 33rd St / W Berks St neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 50.7% of the households here made up of people living alone, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this is a larger proportion of people living alone than in 97.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

In addition, one of the unique characteristics of the N 33rd St / W Berks St neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of residents here is lower than that found in 96.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Significantly, 2.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Arabic at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.8% of the neighborhoods in America.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the N 33rd St / W Berks St neighborhood in Philadelphia are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 96.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 58.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 94.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the N 33rd St / W Berks St neighborhood, 31.6% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 29.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (21.0%), and 18.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the N 33rd St / W Berks St neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African (9.7%). There are also a number of people of African ancestry (9.7%), and residents who report German roots (2.5%), and some of the residents are also of South American ancestry (1.2%).

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the N 33rd St / W Berks St neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.0% of households.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in N 33rd St / W Berks St neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (38.0% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (55.3%) ride the bus to get to work. In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (27.1%) and 8.6% of residents also bicycle for their daily commute. The bus provides a valuable service in the N 33rd St / W Berks St neighborhood of Philadelphia by getting a lot of residents to and from work daily, reducing the costs of commuting and reducing some congestion on the roads as well.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

44 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Philadelphia 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 3.15
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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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N 33rd St / W Berks St 0.101011101001110
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Pennsylvania 18.13
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Philadelphia 0.101011101001110
Pennsylvania 51

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 11 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of PA school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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